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February 7, 2018 British ports call for joined up freight strategy   The UK Major Ports Group, the body that speaks for the ports accounting for 75% of UK trade, has called for an integrated freight strategy for the UK to boost trade Good connectivity – road, rail and digital – for ports is critical […]

Demand from the Far East help Schiphol break records in 2017

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January 23, 2018 Cargo volumes at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol have grown 5.4 per cent in 2017 with strong demand from the Far East boosting figures. The Dutch airport handled 1.75 million tonnes of cargo in 2017, with imports from the Far East increasing 3.1 per cent to 299,386 tonnes and exports growing 8.8 per cent […]

Air cargo grows 11.8% in July despite slowdown in China

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September 4, 2017 Air cargo volumes grew 11.8 per cent in July despite the world’s air cargo engine, China, slowing to single digit growth, WorldACD reports. The results were caused by above average growth from Europe at 14.2 per cent, Middle East & South Asia (MESA) at 13.5 per cent and Asia Pacific at 13 […]

Singapore Air Q1 Profit Improves On Higher Revenue

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July 27, 2017 Singapore Airlines reported a higher operating profit for its first quarter, as group revenue rose 5.6 percent. Total revenue for the quarter to end June came in at SGD$3.86 billion, from the previous year period’s SGD$3.66 billion. Operating costs rose 3.4 percent to SGD$3.58 billion, resulting in an operating profit of SGD$280.8 […]

IAG’s LCC LEVEL Launches New Flight to Punta Cana

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June 2, 2017 IAG’s new low cost carrier LEVEL launched services on June 10 with a flight from Barcelona to Punta Cana (PUJ). Dominican Republic. LEVEL will flight with an AIRBUS A330-200, is scheduled to flight twice every week  LEVEL, IAG’s answer to low cost long-haul carriers such as Norwegian, launches with a fleet of […]

Buiscar for Antwerp Gateway

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May 8, 2017 DP World Antwerp Gateway has ordered 16 2TEU terminal trailers from Dutch manufacturer Buiscar for operation as MTS drawbars. Antwerp Gateway plans to operate the trailers in a 4 trailer/8 TEU configuration to transport containers between its Deurganckdok terminal and its new 8-ha EC stack zone located on land vacated by Ashland […]

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May 2, 2017 With demolition values on the rise and impending environmental regulations that will require costly upgrades to existing vessels, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) sector is set to see an accelerated scrapping program begin this year. The scrapping spree is expected to persist throughout the next five years, according to a five-year […]

New Coal Carrier Joins NYK Group

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April 26, 2017 Japan’s shipping company NYK Group has taken delivery of a new coal carrier, the 56,825 gross ton Isuzu Maru, from its compatriot shipbuilder Oshima Shipbuilding. The 249-mete-long and 43-meter-wide ship, which was handed over on April 14, will be operated by NYK Group’s Singapore-based subsidiary NYK Bulkship (Asia). NYK said that the […]

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March 15, 2017 Freight traffic in Europe continue to fly high with 8.4 per cent year-on-year (YOY) growth in January, helped by improved macro-economic conditions, especially in the Eurozone, Airports Council International (ACI) Europe. The association says freight has been particularly strong at non-EU airports, with 13 per cent growth YOY and the EU registered […]

CWR: Shipping Banks Face Climate Risk Exposure

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February 27, 2017 Climate transition pathways could pose risks to the banks that hold USD 400 billion of global shipping debt, according to a research conducted by Carbon War Room (CWR) and University Maritime Advisory Service (UMAS). With the onset of climate policies as soon as 2023, a need for significant capital investment to keep […]